Dating Rules Don’t Work. Let’s Stop Blocking Intimacy.

Some people have had sex on the first date, only to never hear from the person again. Others went on to have a relationship and may even still be together. Some waited several weeks or months or abstained until marriage and progressed to a loving relationship. For...
When is it ‘okay’ to have sex? You decide, not the fake rules and shoulds

When is it ‘okay’ to have sex? You decide, not the fake rules and shoulds

When is it okay to have sex? What’s the ideal number of dates (or months of a relationship) to have sex? Should I have sex on the third date? Does having sex on the first date write off any prospects of a relationship [with that person]? If they’re willing to wait to...

Podcast Ep.46: Making New Friends, Are They Emotionally Available?, Celebrate You

It’s time for another episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions. In episode 46, I cover: Being open to making new acquaintances and friends: My daughters started at their new school this week which means I’m back to not knowing anyone at school. I find situations...
Podcast Ep.31: Procrastination Isn’t About Laziness, ‘Mutual’ Agreements, It Gets Better

Podcast Ep.31: Procrastination Isn’t About Laziness, ‘Mutual’ Agreements, It Gets Better

It’s time for another episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions! In episode 31, I cover: Why procrastination isn’t about laziness: Some of the hardest working, stressed out people I know, who are incidentally all perfectionists, grapple with procrastination. So...

Don’t Typecast Or Pigeonhole Yourself In A Role That Takes You Away From Yourself

“If you want to be the girlfriend, the wife, have a relationship, have a future, then you’re playing the wrong role here – you don’t take up the Other Woman role when it’s not what you want and it’s not going to help you get what...